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Freedom Funders

Written by: Sean Dobson

Date: June 23, 2014

In Freedom Funders, we examine the four foundations that played a critical, but often-overlooked, role in the passage of the Civil Rights Act. By supporting the leadership organizations of the Civil Rights Movement in the period… Read More

Real Results

Written by: Niki Jagpal and Kevin Laskowski

Date: January 23, 2013

The crises affecting our nation and the world have prompted philanthropists to become more organized, focused and, perhaps above all, "strategic" in their efforts. The movement toward "strategic philanthropy" has already contributed to greater philanthropic effectiveness.… Read More

Cultivating the Grassroots

Written by: Sarah Hansen

Date: February 23, 2012

The pace of social change is increasing rapidly in the United States and around the globe but unfortunately the environment and climate movement has failed thus far to keep up with movements for justice and equality.… Read More

Leveraging Limited Dollars

Written by: Lisa Ranghelli

Date: January 03, 2012

RETURN ON INVESTMENT OF $115 TO $1 Why would foundation leaders want to change the way they approach their grantmaking? Most funders understand that local, state and federal government spending towards education, health care and human… Read More

Fusing Arts, Culture and Social Change

Written by: Holly Sidford

Date: October 23, 2011

Art and culture are fundamental elements of a society, essential means by which people shape their identity, explain their experiences and imagine the future. In the United States, institutional philanthropy is a key contributor to arts… Read More

Towards Transformative Change in Health Care

Written by: Terri Langston

Date: April 23, 2011

Despite billions of philanthropic grant dollars each year being dedicated to health issues, Americans rely on an inequitable health care system that is fragmented, inefficient and costly. The consequences of allowing this ineffective system to perpetuate… Read More

As the South Grows

Read the latest reports on philanthropy in the South.

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Responsive Philanthropy October 2019

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Pennies for Progress

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